The Rise of the Chief Telework Officer?

Now that the Covid-induced panicky rush to working from home has died down somewhat, more organizations are thinking about naming a Chief TeleWork Officer, or Chief Remote Work Officer. The reason? Someone needs to organize and monitor the whole telework process to make it more coherent, secure and effective for the entire organization. Most large organizations have a CEO, a CFO, a CTO and a CIO to cover Executive, Financial, Technology and Information/marketing issues, respectively. Why not a CTWO?

Here are some of the areas where the CTWO should have responsibilities and authority.

  • Telework rules and regulations.
  • Facilities management
  • Technology acquisition and development
  • Personnel training and evaluation
  • Security
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